Daily Archives: January 17, 2012

Preetam to lead State junior football team

 S Preetam K Singh will lead Odisha in the 48th Junior National Football Championship, which is scheduled to be held at Siliguri in West Bengal from January 19 to 29. Football Association of Odisha announced a 20-member state team including nine from Cuttack, six from Sambalpur, three from Balasore and one each from Khurda and

Ailing elephant dies sans medical aid

The medical team from Nandankanan reached a little late. The night before, the ailing elephant which was found in Khunapali village forest with an injury on its back and profusely bleeding from trunk had died. Retired Senior Veterinary Surgeon Dr. P K Ray who led the team to the village on Monday morning admitted that

Cong workers seek CM’s ouster

Congress activists in Ganjam district on Monday burnt the effigies of chief minister Naveen Patnaik and agriculture minister Pradip Maharathy, demanding their resignation in the wake of the gang rape incident at Pipili in Puri district. The protesters also demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident. A similar protest was organized by Youth Congress activists